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Chwilog, Gwynedd

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Chwilog, Gwynedd

Chwilog is a village in Eifionydd on the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It forms part of the community of Llanystumdwy. The name means 'abounding in beetles' and was perhaps transferred from an earlier name of the river (or a part of it). The village is fairly linear, built up around the B4354 which crosses the peninsula to Boduan. The Afon Wen flows through the lower part of the village on its way to the sea at Afonwen, less than 1 mile away.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH4338
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
 

Chwilog, Gwynedd in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chwilog, sta. on Carnarvon branch of London and North-Western Ry., 4 miles NE. of Pwllheli; P.O.

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